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Beware this Lung Infection

Learn more about aspiration pneumonia, what causes it, and what to do if it happens to your child.
IN general, pneumonia is a term used to describe any infection in the lungs.
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Final results of MPA's poll

Please find herewith the final results of the poll that MPA conducted. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the poll.
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Game Changers in Pediatric CPR

I am Dr. Bob Berg. I am the Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and I am part of a large group of investigators that are interested in cardiac arrest, resuscitation, and saving children's lives. I would like to tell you about 3 very exciting new studies that have come out in the past year that I think are game changers in pediatric cardiac arrest and survival.
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RCTs in child health in developing countries 2012-2013

Attached is a small booklet which summarizes much of the latest research on child health in developing countries: evidence derived from all the randomized trials published over the last year.
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Protect against the flu

The ever-mutating Influenza A virus is a fast-changing microorganism that can spread very easily.
INFLUENZA, more commonly known as the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can cause mild to severe illness. It can lead to severe complications, and occasionally, even death. It is easy to mistake the flu for the common cold; however, flu symptoms are usually more severe than the typical sneezing and “stuffiness” of a cold.

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Newborn Screening for Critical CHD Is Cost-Effective‏

Newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in the United States could be reasonably cost-effective, according to the first US cost-effectiveness analysis of such screening, published online August 5 in Pediatrics.
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FDA OKs Use of Meningitis Vaccine in Infants & Toddlers

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for the quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (Menveo, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc) to infants and toddlers from age 2 months, the company announced today.
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Dealing with a colicky baby

Tips to help you deal with colic.
IF you have just brought home your little bundle of joy, the excitement of having a new addition to the family may be dampened if you find your baby crying and fussing non-stop!

What could be upsetting your little one? The most likely cause is something called colic.
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